The More You Focus
Does God Exist?

A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. They talked about so many things and various subjects.

When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said: “I don’t believe that God exists.”

“Why do you say that?” asked the customer.

“Well, you just have to go out in the street to realize that God doesn’t exist.  Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? Would there be all those abandoned children?”

“If God existed, there would be neither suffering nor pain. I can’t imagine that a loving God who would allow all of these things.”

The customer thought for a moment, but didn’t respond because he didn’t want to start an argument. Continue reading

An Apology Is When…

An Apology Is When You've Stopped Doing It - Quote GraphicWhen a criminal investigator sees signs of guilt in a suspect, he will often press for a confession by saying something like: “I know you are a good person who did something wrong; and you really want to make it right.” “If you confess, you’ll feel better and the court will go easier on you.

Showing real remorse does influence sentencing. The sincerity of a confession is almost always taken into account by prosecutors and judges.

Many people believe that God sees confession as the first necessary step towards repentance; and that only with sincere repentance can a “sinner” receive forgiveness and leniency from God. Continue reading

Life After Death

Can We All Live Happily Ever After Death?

Some people believe that once you’re dead, you’re dead—and there is nothing else. These people often scoff at the notion of life after death; some will even challenge believers to “prove it.”

Near-death experience stories, although quite compelling, are explained away as the action of brain chemicals playing tricks. Among believers in Life After Death, few can actually agree on how it all works. Heaven? Reincarnation? Or..?? Continue reading